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cross-sec·tion·al

(kros'sek'shŭn-ăl),
1. In histology, a sectioning of a tissue or organ perpendicular to its longitudinal axis.
2. Relating to planar sections of an anatomic or other structure.
See: synchronic.

cross-sectional

Etymology: L, crux + secare, to cut
(in statistics) pertaining to the sampling of a defined population at one point in time, performed in a nonexperimental research design. Compare longitudinal.

cross-sec·tion·al

(kraws sekshŭn-ăl)
Relating to planar sections of an anatomic or other structure.
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The via cross-sectional conducting area was the same as that of the trace.
Note that the continuity law described the same relationship between the velocity of the flow and the cross-sectional area.
First, the 5 cm-wide linear-array transducer could satisfactorily image in its entirety only the cross-sectional image of the distal portion of the quadriceps (see previous section on experiments in nondisabled subjects); therefore, in the subjects with COPD, the two operators used only the 6 cm-wide curved-array transducer (5 MHz, C60x, SonoSite).
The cross-sectional area of the cylinder can be calculated by the column coordinate equations of a cylinder, expressed as
Once you have settled on an acceptable temperature rise for the trace being evaluated, it is a simple matter to find the cross-sectional area required for the current requirement, using either the conservative chart or the new universal one.
According to the data obtained in this present study, median nerve cross-sectional area was observed to be increased in only 19% of the patients at the distal radioulnar joint level, in 33% of the patients at the level of the pisiform and in 18% of the patients at the level of the hamate hook.
All of the calculations developed over the years to determine the filling speed of the mold have concentrated primarily on the relationship and ratios of the cross-sectional area of the system.
Elementary school students who suffer from psychosocial distress are more likely to be involved in bullying, and those with academic problems are more likely to be victims or bully-victims, according to a cross-sectional study of 3,530 children, wrote Gwen M.
She presented a cross-sectional study of 36 community-dwelling nondemented older adults--mean age 70 years--half of whom had the apo E4 allele.
APPLICATION: A new method has been developed for calculating the relative bonded area from sheet density and fiber cross-sectional shape.